Donna Summer

Solo Artist

Died: 2012-05-17
Age: 63
Cause: Cancer

Donna Summer died in the morning, May 17, 2012 after a battle with lung cancer. Lovingly named the "Queen of Disco," the 63-year-old was in Florida at the time of her death. Donna Summer, born LaDonna Adrian Gaines, She was a 5-time Grammy award winner rose to fame in the '70s with hits like "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls" and "Love to Love You Baby." She died surrounded by her family in Florida. Summer is survived by her husband, Bruce Sudano, their two children, Brooklyn and Amanda and her daughter, Mimi, from a previous marriage.

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